Bass Harbor Head Lighthouse, Bass Harbor

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  • We came across this quaint little gem without knowing nothing about it. What a surprise it was. The parking lot is small and tight. First we went to the trail to the right by the corner of the lightho...  more »
  • This isn't really the greatest place to visit. It's just a lighthouse. You don't even get to tour the inside. If you've never seen a lighthouse before, then it's worth visiting, but if you have then j...  more »
  • When you pull into the parking lot, you will say "hmm no big deal" as you are looking down at a building and the back of the lighthouse. However when you take the stairs down to the rocks and do a sma...  more »
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  • Unbelievably serene and beautiful. However get there early if you want to good spot to photograph it A lot of rocks get taken very early by tourists.
  • Occupied residence by US Coast Guard family, but you can visit and view the lighthouse and surrounding area. Beautiful setting with a buoy gently clanging in the harbor! Steep walkways, but worth the effort.
  • Take the trail next to the bathrooms and it will lead you down to the rocks where you see most of the pictures of the lighthouse. LOTS of people around sunset on a Wednesday in June.
  • Not the Easy one to get a clean shot at, but worth the climb non the less
  • Such a beautiful view, very relaxing to sit on the rocks!